Gunnar Erikson Gunhus and Thora Guulsdatter Glesne (gg-grandparents on my father’s side) – Gunnar was born to Erik Asleson Bottolvgard and Guri Klementdatter Rud in 1802 on the Bottolvgard farm in Krodsherad, Buskerud, Norway. Guri was born in 1805 to Guul Olsen and Margaret Trulsdatter on the Glesne farm in Krodsherad. In 1841 Gunnar dies leaving Thora with six children. In 1845 Thora marries Gunnar’s older brother Erick. They have two more children. In 1849 the family immigrates to the United States. Thora dies in 1850 while in Wisconsin. Gunnar’s and Thora’s oldest son Erick is my great-grandfather. The picture shows the location of the Bottolvsgard farm.
This is a blog about my ancestors.